Barcelona Day Trip: Montserrat, Colonia Guell, And Gaudi Crypt

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  • Duration: 8 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Plaça de Catalunya, 14, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Travel in comfort in an air-conditioned bus to the Colonia Gell, where you will visit Antoni Gaudi’s crypt. The next stop will be Montserrat, a rocky outcrop with extraordinary formations that will capture your attention as soon as you begin to approach. It will seem even more impressive when you ride to the top of the mountain on the rack railway, a unique means of transport. There you will be able to visit the Benedictine monastery and kiss the Moreneta, an 11th-century wood carving of the patron saint of Catalonia, or explore the many paths inside the natural park on foot. No other trip will allow you to enjoy nature, spirituality, and architecture at the same time!


  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • All entrance fees included
  • Free drinks included
  • Rail tour

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This is a typical itinerary of Barcelona Day Trip: Montserrat, Colonia Guell And Gaudi Crypt

- Stop At: Abadia de Montserrat, Montserrat, Catalonia

Abadia de Montserrat is a famous mountain monastery with a vast basilica as its identity. You will get to see the iconic virgin sculpture and a museum with world-renowned art here. Your guide will make sure that you have an entertaining as well as informative Abadia de Montserrat tour. 

Duration: 4 hours

- Stop At: Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt, Santa Coloma de Cervello, Catalonia

Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt will give you a chance to understand more about the popular architect Antonio Gaudi. It holds a significant place in the history of Spain and you can know more about it on this Barcelona Day Trip: Montserrat, Colonia Guell And Gaudi Crypt tour. 

Duration: 2 hours


Guided visit of Gaud crypt & Colonia Gell.

Admission to Montserrat and trip on the rack railway.

Overview tour of Montserrat.

Guided tour of Escolania of Montserrat, where the boys' choir live and study.

Performance of Escolania's choir. (Subject to the Escolania's timetables).

A guide containing detailed information about the places to visit.

English, Spanish, and Catalan speaking courier and guide throughout the journey.

Entry/Admission - Abadia de Montserrat.

Entry/Admission - Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt.


Food and drinks, unless specified

Hotel pickup and drop off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.

Traveler Reviews

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  • 10-Mar-2020

    Excellent trip. Beautiful sites and Marc was a very knowledgable and personable guide. Highly recommend. Well worth the money.

  • 09-Oct-2019

    Enjoyable and informative tour - highly recommendable for a day's trip. Gaudi Crypt was one of the highlights . Make sure you book the day when the Montserrat Boys choir are performing

  • 03-Jul-2019

    This trip starts early but is not rushed, very relaxed, allowing you to see the Gaudi Crypt at Colonia Guell before going to Montserrat. In Montserrat you get a tour of the school where the boys choir study and this allows you to access the side of the altar directly in the Basilica without waiting in a queue. You get to see the choir singing before going straight up to see the Black Madonna. An excellent trip with very informative guides both times we took it. Highly recommended.

  • 27-Mar-2019

    Our guide Marc was wonderful and knowledgeable. The best part of the tour was the exclusive and private access to Colonia Güell and the Monestary music school and choir performance. We had an excellent day.

  • 30-Aug-2018

    A great day out - although we did feel it was a little long...didnt need to have quite so much time at Montserrat.
    Great to be able to skip the queues and see the Black Madonna...........a little to long wondering through the school boys choir dormitory.
    Unfortunately they were on school holidays when we were there so didnt hear/see them sing.

  • 11-Apr-2018

    This was one of the best day trips during our 2-week trip to Spain. Laila, our tour guide, was exceptional! She explained everything very well and was very much conscientious of the needs of the people in the tour. The tour is well-organized. Everyone is given a one-way bluetooth headset so that you can hear clearly the guide speaking.

    Colonia Guell was pretty interesting. The church was amazing. The church is a Gaudi masterpiece that you don't hear often but it's worth a visit.

    Montserrat was wonderful! I think we were lucky because there weren't too many people. It was just unfortunate that the Montserrat boys choir was on break the week we came it was a week after Holy Week and they sang non-stop during Easter week so this was their scheduled break. We had an exclusive tour of the facilities of the boys' choir school and we didn't have to line-up to see the Black Madonna. After the tour, we literally came out just beside the huge altar and had an unobstructed view of the altar and 1PM prayer.

  • 02-Apr-2018

    Mark was a fantastic tour guide. Very detailed in his explanations. Lovely day!

  • 16-Mar-2018

    We had a terrific tour. The balance of guided time versus free time was perfect, both at the Colonia and at Montserrat. Our guide was very knowledgeable, and enhanced our appreciation of both destinations. It was a delight to hear the boys choir sing. I recommend this tour highly.

  • 02-Jan-2018

    This is a trip not to be missed. While there are a multitude of trips to Montserrat I didn't see any other trips that included Colonia Guell and the Gaudi Crypt, indeed I hadn't heard about the Gaudi Crypt but would highly recommend it if you have the chance to go. The crypt had all the components of La Sagrada Familia. Montserrat itself is beautiful. I would highly recommend the art gallery as the collection is really amazing.
    If you are looking to join an organised tour to Montserrat then this is the one to get.

  • 20-Nov-2017

    We liked it a lot!!!

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